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Build rich communication experiences at scale with Azure Communication Services

September 22, 2020

In this remote-first world, businesses are looking to quickly adapt to customers’ needs and connect with them through engaging communication experiences. Building new communication solutions or integrating them into existing applications can be complex and time-consuming. Often requiring considerable investment and specialized expertise. That’s why we’re excited to announce, Azure Communications Services, the first fully managed communication platform offering from a major cloud provider.

Corporate Vice President, Intelligent Communications
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AT&T powered guardian device with Azure Sphere enables highly secured, simple, and scalable connectivity from anywhere

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

In July 2019, Microsoft and AT&T entered a strategic alliance to lead innovation and deliver powerful new solutions in some of the most transformative technologies, including the Internet of Things (IoT). Today, we are sharing that as part of that partnership, AT&T is introducing a new IoT solution consisting of a cellular guardian device powered by their network, security, and support services, and built with Azure Sphere.

Distinguished Engineer and Managing Director, Microsoft Azure Sphere

Azure NetApp Files cross region replication and new enhancements in preview

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

As businesses continue to adapt to the realities of the current environment, operational resilience has never been more important. As a result, a growing number of customers have accelerated a move to the cloud, using Microsoft Azure NetApp Files to power critical pieces of their IT infrastructure, like Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, SAP applications, and mission critical databases.

Program Manager, Microsoft Azure

NFS 4.1 support for Azure Files is now in preview

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Azure Files is a distributed cloud file system serving Server Messaging Block (SMB) and REST protocols. Azure Files enables customers to easily lift and shift their legacy workloads to the cloud without any modifications or changes in technology. SMB works on both Windows and UNIX operating systems for most use cases. Because some applications are written for POSIX compliant file systems, our customers wanted to have the same great experience on a fully POSIX compatible NFS file system. Azure Files support for NFS v4.1 protocol is now in preview.

Program Manager, Azure Storage

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